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Basant Panchami 2022: According to the Panchang, February 5, 2022, is the fifth date of Magh Shukla on Saturday. This date is called Basant Panchami. The festival of Basant Panchami is dedicated to Goddess Saraswati. Mother Saraswati is specially worshiped on this day.Goddess Saraswati is the goddess of knowledgeBasant Panchami is related to knowledge and education. Maa Saraswati is considered the goddess of knowledge in Hinduism. This year Basant Panchami is on Saturday. According to the Panchang, many auspicious coincidences are also going to happen on this day.Importance of yellow color on Basant PanchamiYellow color has special significance on Basant Panchami. There is also a tradition of wearing yellow clothes on this day. Maa Saraswati is worshiped with yellow flowers on Basant Panchami. Yellow clothes are presented to them. It is believed that from this day the spring season begins. Winter is starting to go. The sun starts returning to its old position. Spring is considered to be the most beautiful season among all the seasons. On this day the spring season begins, from this day trees, plants return in a new color, flowers start blooming in the gardens.Basant Panchami, auspicious timeAccording to the Panchag, the Shukla Panchami of Magh month will start from 03.47 am on 05th February and end at 03.46 am on 06th February. Therefore, the festival of Basant Panchami will be celebrated on 05 February 2022, Saturday. On this day, Siddha Yoga remains till 17.40 in the evening. According to the Panchang, Uttarabhadrapada Nakshatra will remain on this day.Story of Basant PanchamiAccording to mythology, when Lord Brahma, the creator of the universe, created the universe, he gave a place to everyone in it. To fill the universe, Brahma created all the trees, forests, mountains, rivers and animals. Even after creating all this, Brahma ji was seeing something missing, he could not understand what to do. After much deliberation, he picked up his kamandal and, taking water in his hand, sprinkled it. A beautiful goddess appeared as soon as the water was sprinkled. Who had a veena in one hand, a book in the other. The garland in the third and the fourth hand was in the posture of blessing.Seeing this scene Brahma ji was pleased. This goddess was said to be of Maa Saraswati. As soon as Maa Saraswati touched the strings of her veena with her fingers, such voices arose from it that all the things in the universe got the tone and rhythm. That day was of Basant Panchami. Since then the worship of Mother Saraswati started in Dev Lok and Mrity Lok.